[ kuh-lin-ee-er, koh- ]
/ kəˈlɪn i ər, koʊ- /
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lying in the same straight line.
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OTHER WORDS FROM collinearcol·lin·e·ar·i·ty, nouncol·lin·e·ar·ly, adverbnon·col·lin·e·ar, adjective
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How to use collinear in a sentence
Any errors left over are to be attributed to other causes than the want of collinearity of the axes of object glass and eyepiece.On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall
British Dictionary definitions for collinear
/ (kɒˈlɪnɪə) /
lying on the same straight line
having a common line
Derived forms of collinearcollinearity (ˌkɒlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ), nouncollinearly, adverb
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Scientific definitions for collinear
[ kə-lĭn′ē-ər ]
Sharing a common line, such as two intersecting planes.
Lying on the same line, such as a set of points.
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